PASS North – White Mountain Motorsports Park (NH) – 9/23/17
Last updated: September 25, 2017 at 8:53 am
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What Won the Race: Derek Griffith held off fierce charges from Ben Rowe and Travis Benjamin to win the PASS 150 at White Mountain Motorsports Park.
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The Skinny: PASS’ two most accomplished racers — Ben Rowe and Johnny Clark — swapped the lead multiple times during the early stages of the 150-lap race. Derek Griffith charged from the 11th starting spot to take the lead from Rowe on a lap 70 restart and never relinquished the lead, despite strong challenges by Travis Benjamin and Ben Rowe during the final laps.
Winning Quote: “I’ve got to thank these guys I’m racing with because they could have raced me a whole lot dirtier than they did. We held on the best we could and came home with the win.” – Derek Griffith
Winning Crew Chief: Louie Mechalides
Winning Chassis: Lefthander
Winning Shocks: Penske
Winning Engine: Chevy Crate
On the Move: Scott Dragon started shotgun on the field in 24th and charged to a seventh-place finish, a gain of 17 spots.
Biggest Loser: Nick Cusack started sixth, but retired from the race early and finished 24th, a loss of 18 positions.
-Austin Teras prevailed in the 25-lap Legends Car feature.
-Four-cylinder veteran Jamie Heath won the battle of the Bandits.
-David Whittier won the Street Stock feature.
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|19||27||Wayne Helliwell, Jr.|
Heat Race Results:
Heat 1 Unofficial Results
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Heat 2 Unofficial Results
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Heat 3 Unofficial Results
Heat Race Lineups:
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Car Count: 24 PASS North Super Late Models
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Qualifying Format: There will be three qualifying heats to set the field for tonight’s race.
Event Schedule: Racing begins at 6 p.m. ET with PASS North Super Late Model heat races. Legends, Bandits, Street Stocks and PASS Mods will all be in action prior to the 150-lap main event for the Super Late Models to end the night.
Who to Watch For: DJ Shaw still has a chance at defending his championship and it would only seem right to see him narrow the gap at his home track of White Mountain. If you want more of a surprise pick, keep an eye on Derek Ramstrom, who will be looking for his second PASS win of the year.
Title Fight: Travis Benjamin leads Glen Luce by just two points entering PASS North’s penultimate race of the 2017 season.
The Track: White Mountain Motorsports Park is a high-banked, quarter-mile oval located in North Woodstock, NH.
Weather: It’s a great night for racing in the White Mountains with temperatures in the low 70s.
Next Series Race: The Pro All Stars Series North will end their season on Saturday, October 14 at Oxford Plains Speedway.